1983 Mercedes Benz 300D Turbo Diesel Start/Drive W123 OM617

Here's my new purchase, 1983 Mercedes Benz 300D turbo. I picked it up for 700 dollars, 322,000 miles and still runs perfect, very minimal blow-by, no Exhaust smoke.

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Eddie Alterman's 1983 Mercedes-Benz 300D Turbo Diesel - CAR and DRIVER
Editor-In-Chief Eddie Alterman shows off his 1983 Mercedes-Benz 300D turbo Diesel on the latest episode of Car and Driver: Tested. Subscribe! http://bit.ly/subscribecaranddriver CAR: Mercedes-Benz 300D turbo Diesel LOCATION: Michigan MAG EDITORS: Eddie Alterman Connect To Car and Driver: Twitter: http://bit.ly/tweetcaranddriver Facebook: http://on.fb.me/facebookcaranddriver Hosted by the editors of Car and Driver magazine, this show puts the audience into the action on new-car reviews, comparison tests, auto-show coverage, and more. Our experts drive and test the latest models, attend automotive events around the world, and check out the latest in-vehicle technology like massaging seats and night-vision systems. Viewers will also have the opportunity to write in and extend the conversation. Each week, the Car and Driver YouTube Channel will launch episodes of Car and Driver: Abroad, Car and Driver: Tested, Popular Mechanics Saturday Mechanic and How'd They Do That, and Road & Track Presents.

1985 Mercedes Benz 300D Turbo Diesel
Sold my Ruckus and bought this gem as a project car. Its mechanically sound, few surface rust spots but nothing major. We plan to put it on air ride with BBS(or similar) wheels. Keep it OG and just enjoy it. Plans are to take this to all the euro shows in the Southeast.

How to Modify a Mercedes Turbo Diesel Intake Air Elbow Part 1
To purchase new seals go here: https://mercedessource.com/store/search?keys=turbo%20diesel%20elbow Getting the black plastic intake elbow back on your 617 turbo diesel air filter housing inlet can be an exercise in frustration. If you are not careful you can drive the seal back into the elbow thus allowing unfiltered air to enter the turbo charger compressor section. Kent feels the problem is in the design of the upper seal. In this video he will go over the problem and why may people miss it. This applies to most 1978 to 1984 300D 300CD 300TD and 300SD models with the five cylinder turbo diesel engine. W116 W123 W126 To see complete series: Part 1 go here http://youtu.be/MUawbcxiwrk Part 2 go here http://youtu.be/8zVshxJxhuY

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